Showing posts with category "business"

South Africa’s biggest retailers: Shoprite vs Woolworths vs Spar vs Pick n Pay

Professional services group Deloitte has published its annual Global Powers of Retail report for 2022, ranking the 250 biggest retail groups across the world – including five from South Africa.

August 4, 2022
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PayPal leads buyback frenzy, giving stocks a lift

Investors are debating whether the rebound in US stocks will stick, but corporate America is taking no chances and turning to a favorite old method for juicing the market: Buying back billions of d...

August 4, 2022
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business

UK government bans Bain & Co over links to state capture corruption

A UK government ban on Bain & Co. from competing for state contracts sets an important precedent for the handling of companies found to have assisted with corruption overseas, according to lawmaker...

August 3, 2022
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business

Cape Town in push to match workers with jobs across the city – here’s how it works

The City of Cape Town has highlighted the success of its workforce development programme, Jobs Connect, launched in April 2021.

August 3, 2022
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business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

South Africa will get more interest rate hikes, but the end of the cycle may be near; protests and community anger over high crime raise red flags for more civil unrest in South Africa; the country...

August 3, 2022
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business

Massmart extends losses in South Africa as 2021 riots sting

Massmart Holdings fell the most in more than two months in Johannesburg after the Walmart-owned South African retailer said its first-half loss widened.

August 2, 2022
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The list of critical skills needed in South Africa right now

The Department of Home Affairs has published its critical skills list for South Africa, outlining the skills which are in short supply in the country.

August 2, 2022
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business

Call to rejuvenate partially abandoned skyscraper in Joburg

South Africa’s state-owned port and rail company Transnet is gauging interest from developers to rejuvenate a half-century-old building that is also one of Africa’s tallest.

August 2, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Ramaphosa’s short-term energy plans may not be enough; South Africa’s defence department is in a total mess; wage talks in the motor sector deadlock; and Tembisa residents vow to continue their pro...

August 2, 2022
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The most in-demand job skills in South Africa right now

Jobs portal CareerJunction has published its Employment Insights for June 2022, highlighting the job skills that are most in-demand in South Africa right now.

August 2, 2022
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business

Best and worst airlines for flight cancellations

Passengers flying with Virgin Australia and Dutch carrier KLM are suffering some of the biggest disruptions to travel as the understaffed aviation industry struggles to cope with a resurgence in de...

August 2, 2022
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business

Textbook publisher says blockchain could help it take a cut from second hand sales

The chief executive officer of Pearson, one of the world’s largest textbook publishers, said he hopes technology like non-fungible tokens and the blockchain could help the company take a cut from s...

August 1, 2022
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business